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Aug 11, 2010 - Pottsville, PA

Today we were off to Pottsville, PA to visit friends Andy & Diane Hitzel that we met in Alaska last year. Pottsville is west of Allentown in the coal mining hills. We took the Pennsylvania Turnpike instead of the rural roads that wound through the mountains and would take much longer. It cost us a total of $26.45 in tolls but it saved us time and fuel, and we got to go TURU mountains. Andy installed a 30 amp plug for our rig (and for his rig too) in the garage and we had power, water and wifi at the Hitzel Campground. We also had some great...

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Jun 16, 2010 - Day 4 and 5

Today we left our mountain cabin and since the genealogy society was not open until one w decided to take a detour to Hawk Sanctuary on the top of the mountains. We drove two miles up into the mountain and then hiked another mile to the top of the mountain. It was a rough hike. What we call a trail in Ohio is Rocks in Pennsylvania. But we finally made it to the top. After leaving here we made a pit stop in Orwingsburg to try to find some head stones but were not able to locate the ones we needed to we headed to Pottsville. Here we found...

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